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Michael Jones is the Director of Public Relations for Urban Roundup Group, LLC and Chief Editor of uGospel.com. He began his career in the Gospel Music Industry upon graduating from Rowan University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications. Since then, Jones has had the honor of interviewing Kirk Franklin, Donald Lawrence, Erica Campbell, Deitrick Haddon and many more of Gospel’s elite.

Video: Michelle Williams Talks Childhood Christmas Memories and More

Check out this video of Michelle Williams reflecting on memories she has from Christmas growing up. The songstress talks about her favorite toys and how you can still relive your childhood Christmas moments. Click play to hear her heartwarming story ...

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Rising Female Vocalist Andrea Thomas Presents Holiday EP, “A Christmas to Remember”

It’s beginning to sound a lot like Christmas and Andrea Thomas – rising female vocalist – has something to add to your holiday plalylist. Andrea’s holiday EP, A Christmas to Remember, is now available online through her website and all digital retailers. Featuring ...

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Week of December 21, 2013 Billboard Top Gospel Songs Chart: Tasha Cobbs Holds on to #1 with “Break Every Chain”

In the world of radio, Tasha Cobbs’ Break Every Chain is still #1, followed by Hezekiah Walker’s Every Praise at #2 and William Murphy’s It’s Working at #3. Zacardi Cortez jumps to #4 with 1 On 1 and The Gift ...

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Week of December 21, 2013 Billboard Top Gospel Albums Chart: Tamela Mann Still #1 with “Best Days”

Tamela Mann holds on to #1 with her latest album Best Days, followed by The Black Nativity Soundtrack at #2. Marvin Sapp’s Christmas Card jumps to #3 and Lecrae jumps to #4 with Church Clothes: Vol. 2. William McDowell’s Withholding ...

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Nashville’s Premier Gospel Music Show, “The Music City Show”, is Expanding

Nashville’s Premier Gospel Music show, The Music City Show, is growing and expanding to rapidly become one of the most popular Gospel Music programs on television today. Heartland TV formerly TNN has picked up the Music City Show for their sunday morning ...

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Soul Tempo’s TBN-Philly “White Christmas” Performance Airs Today

Right on time for Christmas, Soul Tempo’s current single “White Christmas” has been added to the following Billboard/BDS Gospel radio stations, WHUR(Washington, D.C.), KMVP (Phoenix, AZ),WKSP(Augusta, GA), WCAO(Baltimore, MD), WEXL (Detroit, MI), WOAD(Jacksonville, MS) and WUFO(Buffalo, NY). Every new added station has given positive feedback about the “White Christmas” single. Listeners have ...

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The Canton Spirituals Debut in Top 10 on Billboard

The Canton Spirituals full length album Keep Knocking makes its debut in the Top 10 at #7 on the Billboard Top Gospel Albums chart; concurrently, The single & title track, “Keep Knocking” clawed its way into the Top 30 on the Mediabase Gospel Songs chart. “Keep ...

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New Gospel Artist Josilyn Drake Makes National TV Debut on The WORD Network

Doors have been opening for the ministry of Josilyn Drake.  The Birmingham, AL, praise and worship leader was blessed to present her song, “Keep Us Lord”, at the 2013 Gospel Music Workshop of America Convention and just a couple of ...

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Video: Kirk Franklin Performs During Nelson Mandela’s Memorial in South Africa

Check out this video of Kirk Franklin performing live at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service in Johannesburg, South Africa.  Kirk brought the crowd to its feet with his gospel hit, “My Life Is In Your Hands.” Click play below to see the ...

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Donald Lawrence Celebrates 2014 GRAMMY Nomination for Anniversary Album, “Best for Last”

Award-winning artist, songwriter and producer Donald Lawrence is celebrating a 2014 GRAMMY nomination for Best Gospel Album for his 20-Year anniversary album, Best for Last .Released by Quiet Water Entertainment / Entertainment One Music in September 2013, Donald Lawrence 20 Year Celebration ...

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